Dim sum for breakfast

Today we had a family breakfast at the newly opened dim sum restaurant. Dim sum is a traditional Chinese breakfast consisting of small dumplings and other small, bite size stuff to eat. At the beginning my plate looked orderly and normal with vegetable dumpling, taro square cake and some hot sauces. I also ate the […]

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Marika Nemes Kadarka 2005

I got this wine as a Christmas gift from my mother’s Hungarian neighbor. Hungarian wines have a very different taste than French or Italian wines. This one is semi sweet and tastes great with food and by itself. I am sure it will be loved by my guests who can not stand the traditional, tart […]

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Razor clams

I bet you never heard of it. Shown above on the left side of the plate. It is an Oriental seafood specialty that tastes like any other clam, but the shape is uncommon. The name comes from the shape of the traditional style shaving razor.

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Wigilia in Florida

Wigilia is the traditional Christmas Eve vigil supper in Poland. Interestingly, there is an entry for Wigilia on Wikipedia.org. Traditions, customs and descriptions of the food can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wigilia. Every family has their own version of the traditions. As we used to do back at our parents house, we started with (oplatek) Christmas […]

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